LGA Conference: Sector should consider offering four-day week

By Dan Peters | 29 June 2022

Councils may have to consider offering a four-day week in order to attract the staff desperately needed by the sector, a workshop at the Local Government Association’s (LGA) annual conference has heard.

Head of workforce at the LGA, Naomi Cooke, told delegates the sector was facing a ‘crisis of recruitment’ that was leading to a ‘crisis in capacity’.

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